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English verb: send for

1. send for (communication) order, request, or command to come

SamplesShe was called into the director's office.
Call the police!.

ExamplesSam cannot send for Sue


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP

Broader (hypernym)enjoin, order, say, tell

Narrower (hyponym)beep, call back, call in, call up, cite, hail, lift, mobilise, mobilize, muster, rally, recall, summon, summon, summons

Verb groupcall, call

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